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Speech-Language Pathology

University of South Alabama

12 months
930 USD/credit 27900 USD/year
930 USD/credit 27900 USD/year
465 USD/credit 13950 USD/year
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The Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology (MSSLP) at the University of South Alabama serves either as professional preparation for clinical certification by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) or as preparation for graduate study leading to the Ph.D. degree. 

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The Speech-Language Pathology program from the University of South Alabama provides a broad range of basic science courses and specialized offerings emphasizing evaluation and treatment of language, articulation, fluency, voice, swallowing, and neurologically-based communication disorders. 

Students are prepared for careers as clinicians in schools, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, and community clinics.

Clinical practicum experiences occur at the on-campus Speech and Hearing Center and many affiliated clinics, rehabilitation centers, schools, and hospitals. 

Key Features 

  • Within this framework, students must meet the academic and practicum requirements leading to the Clinical Fellowship (CF) that occurs post graduation. 
  • Completion of the CF results in eligibility for national certification, the Certificate of Clinical Competence (CCC-SLP) awarded by ASHA, and eligibility for State of Alabama Licensure.  THE MSSLP program is a full-time, in-residence program. 

Programme Structure

  • The mission of the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology is to provide undergraduate, masters and doctoral programs that challenge the students to achieve the highest standards of academic learning, scientific inquiry and clinical excellence. 
  • The Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology seeks to deliver a comprehensive program of academic, research and clinical training in the areas of speech, language and hearing development and disorders. 
  • The Department offers a minor in Speech and Hearing Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Speech and Hearing Sciences, Master of Science in Speech-Language Pathology, Master of Science in Rehabilitation Sciences in Speech-Language Pathology, Doctor of Audiology, and Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Sciences and Disorders degree programs.

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  • Full-time
    • 12 months

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30 alternative credits


On Campus

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General requirements

  • Graduate applicants will submit their application and upload required documents through UniCAS with the $60 processing fee.
  • Academic records detailing course work completed in postsecondary schools. Most graduate programs required a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0, as calculated by the Office of International Admissions and Student Programs. Some programs vary to please be sure to check the requirements for your specific graduate program. Please see the Academic Records tab for more details.
  • English Proficiency Requirement.
  • Official Tests (GRE, GMAT, or MAT, as required by program).
  • Letters of Recommendation (as required by program).

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    27900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 930 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    27900 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 930 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    13950 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 465 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for Mobile

801 - 1323 USD /month
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